Category Archives: fun

Conch String

One of the boys found a string of Conch Shells.  The pink of these shells is amazing. Advertisements

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Last year, while spending a much needed girl weekend in Milwaukee with Sharon, we found Grinch fabric. Of course it has been sitting on the “project to be named later” shelf since then. In a moment of inspiration, I started … Continue reading

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Fairy Day

As promised, here are pictures of Stephanie and I making a little magic. Lots of little piece hand sewing.  The body of my fairy is silk charmuse.  her wings are silk dupioni.  i put two little wires into the wings … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Elephant

Ohhhhhh my!!!! Look at the lovely elephant quilt that Stephanie Dodson made for her niece Kayla. The piecing of pink and gray for the body is terrific. The sun shimmers over the grass. I think I could find a home … Continue reading

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Marimekko – Mini-Unikot

What’s in a name?  Evidently a lot more than I knew one week ago.  Marimekko How modern.  Such Bold Colors.  Very Fresh! Where could this bit of heaven come from?  Finland, of course. This is 100% cotton.  The weave is … Continue reading

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Inspiration Cars

Inspiration can come from anything. Take cars. At the Branson Auto Museum yesterday, we looked at the contrast colors against chrome. Smooth sleek lines. Think what you could do to represent these into fabric. Create the illusion of depth or … Continue reading

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Nature does colors so well

Combining colors is amazing. We stress about it. Then mother nature swoops in and puts amazing blues next to velvet black on a butterfly. Who knew it was that easy.

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